St Paul´s Bay


The only sand beach in Malta is at St Paul´s Bay, the favourite place for Maltese people to go to the beach, relax and go to restaurants


St Paul’s Bay is a town in the northern region of Malta, the largest town with almost 30,000 inhabitants. Its name refers to the shipwreck of Saint Paul as documented in the Acts of the Apostles on St. Paul's Islands near St Paul's Bay on his voyage from Caesarea to Rome, which laid the foundations of Christianity on the island.

Most popular tourist attractions and things to do and see in Malta

  • Beaches.
  • Comino (Blue Lagoon).
  • Dingli cliffs.
  • Fish Market, Marsaxlokk.
  • Fort St Angelo.
  • Fort St. Elmo.
  • Ggantija.
  • Gozo.
  • Grandmaster’s Palace.
  • Hagar Qim.
  • Malta National Aquarium.
  • Manoel Theatre.
  • Mdina.
  • Megalithic Temples of Malta.
  • Mellieha Bay / Ghajn Tuffieha Bay.
  • Mnajdra.
  • Popeye Village.
  • Rabat.
  • Rotunda of Mosta.
  • Saluting Battery.
  • San Anton Gardens.
  • St. John’s Co-Cathedral.
  • St. Paul’s Catacombs, Rabat.
  • St. Peter’s Pool.
  • Ta Qali Crafts Village (e.g. Mdina Glass).
  • Upper Barakka Gardens.
  • Valletta.
  • Waterfront.

Most important events and festivals in Malta

  • Beer Festival.
  • Birgufest.
  • Chocolate Festival.
  • Citrus Feast.
  • Earth Garden Festival.
  • Easter: Good Friday Procession.
  • Feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck.
  • Festa Frawli – Strawberry Festival.
  • Festival Mediterranea in Gozo.
  • Ghanafest – Malteses Folk festival.
  • Malta International Fireworks Festival.
  • Malta Jazz Festival.
  • Maltese Carnival.
  • Notte Bianca.
  • Numerous Wine Festivals.
  • Sliema Traditional Feast: 13th March & 5th July & 26th July.
  • Sliema: Surfside beach club (during summer) Various events are held weekly.
  • The Isle of MTV.
  • Village Festas, held in each town.

Most famous sights in St Paul´s Bay, Malta

  • Beaches.
  • Blue Grotto.
  • Comino (Blue Lagoon).
  • Dingli.
  • Fort St Angelo.
  • Ggantija.
  • Gozo (Citadel).
  • Gozo (Wied il – Ghasri).
  • Hagar Qim.
  • Mnajdra.
  • Popeye Village.
  • Rotonda de Mosta.
  • San Anton Gardens.
  • St Peter’s Pool.
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens.

Why St Paul´s Bay in Malta is the best city to live and study English

  • St Paul’s Bay is a beach town on the island's north. It’s a great place to eat, drink, and have some fun but, at the same time, enjoy the peace.
  • The sea is just a couple of minutes away. The famous Golden Bay & Ghajn Tuffieha are just a 10-minute bus ride from the school.
  • All the different parts of St Paul’s Bay are well connected to the rest of Malta by bus. Perfect place to get around on foot, because it is safe and everything you need is close to your accommodation.


CitySt Paul´s Bay
Population (hab)29,097
Altitude (m.a.s.l.)8

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GV Malta English Centre

GV Malta English Centre

GV Malta is a boutique family-run English language school in St Paul’s Bay, Malta


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Home Tuition full immersion in Malta

Private English Language classes in Malta living at the teacher's house. Can combine with sports activities and cultural excursions